Tag Archives: Board of Education

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Hearing held on FOI complaint

Officials argued their cases Monday related to a Freedom of Information complaint filed by Beacon Falls First Selectman Chris Bielik against the Region 16 Board of Education. The complaint centers…

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‘Building subs’ proposed for classroom stability

NAUGATUCK — Principals in local public schools want more stability with substitute teachers who visit their classrooms. To help in that effort, the Board of Education wants to assign building…

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Region 16, teachers union agree to contract

REGION 16 — Teachers in Region 16 have a new three-year contract. The Region 16 Board of Education, which oversees schools in Beacon Falls and Prospect, approved the contract with…

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Audit shows $1.4M school budget surplus

REGION 16 — For the second straight time, the Region 16 school budget ended with an unreserved year-end balance of more than $1 million. An audit of the $39.7 million…

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School board adds UConn math course

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High School students will be able to earn more credits for the University of Connecticut next year. The Board of Education voted unanimously Jan. 14 to add…

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Administrators want to add theater courses

NAUGATUCK — The next Golden Globe winner or Oscar nominee may be walking the halls of Naugatuck High School. If the Board of Education moves forward with a plan to…

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School board OKs SAT prep course

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education last week approved a new course to help students increase their SAT scores. A new SAT prep course for juniors at…

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Region 16 board elects Feducia chair

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education has chosen Sheryl Feducia to be its chair for the next two years. Feducia, 49, was elected chair over Priscilla Cretella…

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Siblings ascend political ladder  

NAUGATUCK — Neither grew up in Naugatuck and neither gave much thought about local politics when they moved to the borough as adults decades ago. Now, Robert Neth and Dorothy…

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Officials reject contingency account request

NAUGATUCK — The Joint Boards of Finance and Mayor and Burgesses last week rejected funding a contingency account for the Board of Education using surplus money from 2014-15 school budget….